On This Day

Martial Arts in History

Martial Arts: UFC

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1957-05-21 Bruce Buffer, American Mixed Martial Arts Announcer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1970-05-17 Matt Lindland, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • 1970-10-16 Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
  • 1970-10-31 Nicholas "Nicky" Wu, Taiwanese singer, actor and martial arts expert (Xiao Hu Dui/Little Tiger Team), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1971-12-03 Vernon White, American mixed martial arts fighter (King of the Cage Middleweight Champion; UFC), born in Sparks, Nevada
  • 1972-03-19 Nate Quarry, American mixed martial arts fighter (The Ultimate Fighter; co-host MMA Uncensored Live), born in Arcata, California
  • 1972-05-07 Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, born in Kendall, New York
  • 1973-05-12 Travis Lutter, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter (The Ultimate Fighter 4), born in Chamberlain, Dakota
  • 1979-05-21 Scott Smith, mixed martial arts fighter, born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1979-12-29 Mitsuhiro Ishida, Japanese mixed-martial arts fighter, born in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
  • 1980-01-02 Mac Danzig, American mixed martial artist (The Ultimate Fighter 6 lightweight 2007), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1981-05-19 Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
  • 1982-04-16 Gina Carano, American Mixed Martial Arts fighter, born in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • 1972-04-02 Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Japanese Martial Arts Grandmaster (b. 1887)